somewhereto_ Antrim Residency

13/06/2014

somewhereto_  residency

Deadline 20 June 2014

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Catalyst Arts, is delighted to announce that we are currently seeking applications for a three-week

residency based in Antrim between the 15th July and August 10th 2014.

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The residency will provide 2-4 successful applicants with the opportunity to participate

in a large UK funded project and engage creatively in a disused industrial space with

potential to create highly ambitious work. Catalyst Arts encourages proposals from

any discipline – Ideal candidates will be students or recent graduates whose work deals

with the site-specific and would benefit directly from access to a large studio space.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to respond to the environment.

The residency aims to provide an opportunity for artists to research and develop their

practice within an exciting environment, allowing the successful applicants to benefit

from peer to peer support and reach new audiences through the somewhereto_ national

campaign.

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Successful applicants will be provided with:

 Rent-free workspace for three weeks,

Support and mentorship relevant to your area of work,

 A £800 bursary divided amongst the selected artists,

Profile-raising promotion across the UK,

Contribution towards commuting costs,

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Please note this OPEN CALL is only available to Catalyst Arts members.

Applicants must be aged 16-25 years-old and normally resident in the UK. Successful applicants will be

required to work from the address at 55 High Street, Antrim, for a minimum of 15 hours

per week, across no fewer than 2 days per week between July the 15th and 10th August 2014.

To apply, please send a 500 word proposal, 5 images of recent work, an artist statement

and a CV to catalystarts@gmail.com with the subject heading somewhere to_.

Submissions will be assessed on their suitability for the project and decided upon by the

Catalyst Board.

Deadline for submissions is 20 June 2014

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somewhereto_ received a £7m grant from Big Lottery Fund to support its UK-wide expansion to 2016. It is delivered in Northern Ireland by PLACE.

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